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Joker Arroyo had been a fighter since he was in high school, never running away from a fight when he thought he was right, according to his contemporary here.
AN ART installation unveiled on Thursday to inaugurate the 2014 edition of ManilArt, the biggest art fair in the Philippines, commented on the very heated controversy over the 49-story Torre de Manila, alleged by critics to be a photobomber for marring the sightline of the Rizal Monument in Luneta Park.
WITH “great power” comes responsibility.
BOXING icon Manny Pacquiao says he will likely retire from boxing next year after one last fight to concentrate on a career in politics, hopefully as a senator.
PROPONENTS of income tax cuts have found a champion in the country’s top individual taxpayer and richest congressman—boxing icon Manny Pacquiao.
The many whose lives were touched by Joker Arroyo will recall different moments to remember him by. How should a nation whose history he helped shape honor his memory?
This is the capital of Bohol, but to most tourists, it is but a gateway. It is viewed as a city one merely passes through on the way to Panglao Island, where the biggest and most luxurious resorts are found, or to other tourist sites, such as the Chocolate Hills, the heritage churches, the tarsier reservation.
The focus of the May 2016 elections has shifted back to the economy as the central issue—away from the contending candidates for president and vice president—following the release last week of the World Bank’s report downgrading its forecast of the Philippines’ economic growth this year.
After an initial denial, Francis Tolentino apologized yesterday for the scandal involving a raunchy show on Oct. 1 at the Liberal Party oath-taking of some 80 local officials in Laguna, asked that his name be taken off the party’s list of senatorial candidates, and quit as chair of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.
Apolinario Mabini is primarily known as the “brains of the revolution,” Emilio Aguinaldo’s brilliant adviser, who guided the leader of the revolution through the essential steps of political consolidation and state formation after the June 12, 1898, proclamation of Philippine independence from Spain.
THREE wealthy clans from the Philippines - the Sy, Zobel and Aboitiz families - landed on Forbes Magazine’s inaugural list of Asia’s richest families.
THE PHILIPPINES remains behind many of its peers in terms of economic development, despite what the country’s current credit ratings may imply.
The Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC) on Wednesday said its members were expecting growth in foreign direct investments flow into the Philippines in the second half of 2015 following the release of data that showed a decline in the first half.
Property giant Ayala Land Inc. is looking at debuting at the Islamic financing market, by issuing “sukuk” securities, to boost its fledgling venture into Malaysia’s property industry.
The central bank will keep interest rates on hold for several more months as officials remain confident domestic demand will remain strong and price increases muted.
It was one of those games that required a brave, fighting performance and the Philippine Azkals duly delivered.
Basketball’s most valuable patron is ready to pass on the leadership of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas.
A brave Philippine side held its ground in the face of a North Korean barrage to claim a precious point after a scoreless stalemate in their World Cup Qualifying clash Thursday at Kim Il-Sung Stadium.
PYONGYANG—It’s a rare opportunity to even be in this reclusive country and the Philippine Azkals want to make it count. With their backs against the wall, the Azkals aim to battle through the tough odds when they face unbeaten North Korea in a World Cup Qualifying clash Thursday at Kim Il-sung Stadium in this laid-back […]
Fighting and scrapping to get a result in enemy territory could boil down to a compact, well-drilled defense.
The event, a first of its kind for ICanServe, doubled as a fund-raiser for the foundation’s “Ating Dibdibin” program promoting awareness and early detection of breast cancer
Last Oct. 6, I walked a fashion show runway for the first time in my life as one of the survivor “muses” (oooh, what a title) for FashionCanServe, the fund-raising fashion show staged by ICanServe Foundation Inc. and Marie France to support the foundation’s projects for breast cancer awareness and early detection.
Established in 1999 by breast cancer survivors Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala and Crisann Celdran, ICanServe Foundation is an advocacy group that provides hope and help for at-risk women by championing awareness and early detection and treatment of breast cancer.
The concept of a signature, bespoke fragrance will cease to be the exclusive domain of the affluent few when luxury London perfumer Jo Malone opens its first door in Manila today, Oct. 9, at Greenbelt 5, Makati.
For 20 years now, jewelry creator Roberto Coin has received between 5,000 and 6,000 letters from clients who believe the small, hidden ruby tucked inside every piece he makes is imbued with positive, healing powers.
“Competition is good for everyone. It keeps people on their toes,” said singer Martin Nievera, one of the hosts of ABS-CBN’s Sunday variety show “ASAP 20,” on reports that a rival program, GMA 7’s “Sunday PinaSaya,” can be considered a serious threat in the ratings game.
In this conclusion of our two-part column on Lady Gaga, she talks about her fiancé, actor Taylor Kinney; meeting John Travolta amid the madness of filming her first sex scene on the set of “American Horror Story: Hotel”; her advocacies, including LGBT and anti-bullying; and more.
Lady Gaga walked in on the gorgeous Art Deco set of “American Horror Story: Hotel” on the Fox lot looking very composed and poised. Sporting coiffed blonde hair, plucked eyebrows and makeup that evoked Jean Harlow in the 1930s, and dressed in a very sedate black Tom Ford dress, she seemed unflappable.
In 2013, after five studio albums, a handful of hit songs, and 13 years of touring that left its members feeling “a little burned out,” the alternative rock band Lifehouse took a much-needed break to recharge.
Handsome Hunk was well on his way to recovery—kicking a nasty vice by staying away from the scene and its temptations for a while.